Holiday wrestling tournaments preview

Originally appeared on WisSports.net on 12/27/17

The holidays are traditionally one of the prime times for high school wrestling action in and around the state of Wisconsin.

This year is no exception.

The 23-team Badger State Wrestling Invitational that was held at the Alliant Energy Center last weekend is in the books. As is the Dvorak Invitational in Illinois, an event that featured teams from multiple states, including five of Wisconsin’s top squads.

Those pre-Christmas appetizers give way to a full slate of high-level tournaments this weekend.

Of the 51 teams that are ranked or honorable mention in the latest Wisconsin Wrestling Online Team Rankings, 35 are competing in the competing in the coming days at one of six events.

These tournaments feature 35 of the state’s wrestlers who are ranked No. 1 in their respective weight classes.

Get ready for an action-packed weekend on the mat with a breakdown of what is to come:

Read full story here.

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